Scoreboard Roundup - 7/18/14

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-07_45299eba98.jpgHemera/Getty Images (NEW YORK) -- Golf – British Open Championship – Second Round:

1. Rory McIlroy -12  (6-under for the day)

2.  Dustin Johnson -8  (7-under for the day)

3.  Ryan Moore -6  (4-under for the day)


British Open Round 2 Recap

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-07_7f48d974f6.jpgThinkStock (HOYLAKE, England) -- New day, same story at the British Open. Rory McIlory remains atop the leader board after shooting his second straight 6-under 66. Heading into the weekend, McIlory holds a four-stroke lead over Dustin Johnson. For Johnson, he had a big day as he shot a 7-under 65, which was the best score of the day.


49ers Reward Tackle Joe Staley with Two-Year Extension

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-07_d8e8b1e7e1.jpgDoug Pensinger/Getty Images (SANTA CLARA, Calif.) -- One of the strengths of the San Francisco 49ers is their offensive line, which is why they're rewarding tackle Joe Staley with a two-year extension that will run through the 2019 season. This means Staley will continue to spend his seven-year career with the 49ers after he was selected 28th overall in the 2007 draft by the team.


Alabama Picked to Win SEC

Getty_S_010913_Nick Saban.jpg?__SQUARESPACE_CACHEVERSION=1405684556529Streeter Lecka/Getty Images (HOOVER, Ala.) -- Despite not even reaching the national championship game last year, SEC media members selected Alabama as the preseason favorite to win the conference this college football season. The poll was revealed on Thursday, the final of four SEC media days. It showed what was a surprise to no one: Alabama vs. Auburn for the conference title.


Jimmer Fredette Heads to the Pelicans

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-07_7c248aa095.jpgJed Jacobson/Getty Images (NEW YORK) -- The New Orleans Pelicans have found a new sharpshooter. The team agreed to terms with Jimmer Fredette on a one-year deal on Thursday, worth the league minimum. Fredette, who was drafted by the Sacramento Kings, finished last season with the Chicago Bulls after earning his release from the Kings.